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Title: Management of Madhumeha (Diabetes mellitus) with current evidence and intervention with Ayurvedic Rasausadhies
Authors: Das, Banani
Mitra, Achintya
Hazra, Jayram
Keywords: Rasausadhies
Diabetes mellitus
Issue Date: Oct-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC CodeA01D 16/02
Abstract: Rasausadhies or organo-metallic formulations have been use in the treatment of Diabetes mellitus with its excellence for centuries but their scientific evaluation has not thoroughly constituted with modern tools. Rasausadhies are popularly use since the period of great alchemist Nagarjuna, i.e. 8th century AD. In fact, it is explored that strategies and treatment modalities to control diabetes exists in Rasashastra, a discipline of Ayurveda. In this time, invention of special processing techniques as sodhan (purification and detoxification), marana (incineration), etc. have been established which are being use to convert the minerals and metals into easily consumable form and immediate showing the desirable effect. Madhumeha (Diabetes mellitus) is a multi-factorial disease resulting from a gene environment interaction. Projection of disease prevalence and incidence rate in worldwide by World Health Organization indicating the danger and graveness of this disease. In the present study, the initiation have been taken to collect and compiled all the related information about Madhumeha with current evidence regarding Rasausadhies used therapeutically that may facilitate further research work.
Page(s): 624-628
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.10(4) [October 2011]

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